Internationally recognized singer-songwriter Arpine Martoyan, known by her professional stage name Maléna, will perform in Boston this summer after receiving the Armenian Scholarship to attend a coveted Berklee summer program, Berklee College of Music reported.
The 15-year-old emerging star will sing her hit “Qami Qami,” the song that won her the 2021 Junior Eurovision competition, at Armenian Heritage Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway on Sunday, July 31, at 4:00 p.m. ET. The event includes refreshments sponsored by Anoush’ella.
Watch Maléna perform "Qami Qami” at the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest:
Through the scholarship, Maléna gained sponsorship to this year’s Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive, a prestigious program whose alumni include Charlie Puth B.M. ’13 and Meghan Trainor, and offers one-on-one instruction with leading Berklee professors as well as college credit.
"It's only been two weeks, but I've already learned so much,” said Maléna about the Aspire program. “Not only have I sharpened my music skills by working with incredible Berklee faculty, but I've also learned ...